82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers fight for honors during 2011 All American Week combatives tourna

By Spc. David L. NyeMay 19, 2011

Two Paratroopers grapple during the All American Week Combatives Competition. Scenes of grueling athleticism and tough struggles were visible throughout the fights as Paratroopers strove to prove that their team had the toughest fighters.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Two Paratroopers grapple during the All American Week Combatives Competition. Scenes of grueling athleticism and tough struggles were visible throughout the fights as Paratroopers strove to prove that their team had the toughest fighters. (Photo Credit: Spc. David L. Nye) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers grapple for supremacy during a Modern Army Combatives Match at Ritz-Epps Gym. Blue and White belts were used to distinguish fighters. Referees wore matching wristbands so they could easily signal when fighters scored points. The six-minute
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers grapple for supremacy during a Modern Army Combatives Match at Ritz-Epps Gym. Blue and White belts were used to distinguish fighters. Referees wore matching wristbands so they could easily signal when fighters scored points. The six-minute (Photo Credit: Spc. David L. Nye) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pvt. Tiffany M. Warren, a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team fights to force a submission from her opponent. In the semi-finals, fighters were forced to achieve a
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. Tiffany M. Warren, a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team fights to force a submission from her opponent. In the semi-finals, fighters were forced to achieve a (Photo Credit: Spc. David L. Nye) VIEW ORIGINAL